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Oct 23-26, 2014, Violet & I attended the AMM Western Territorial Rendezvous at Bent’s Old Fort. I was the auctioneer for the fundraiser.
Oct 9-11, 2014, Violet & I attended the AMM Eastern Territorial Rendezvous near Morris, IL. We had a good time in spite of the ticks. We had a great time with the folks from Illinois and I represented the western … Continue reading
May 17-18, 2014 – We attended an open house at Fort Uncompahgre near Delta, CO. The fort is a re-creation of one of Antoine Robideaux’ fur trading posts. It was in operation from 1828 -1844. I ran the blacksmith shop … Continue reading
June 27 – July 7, 2013, I attended the American Mountain Men National rendezvous hosted by the Colorado Brigade. I took a two day horseback trip with Bill Bailey, Jason Mays, Rebecca Compton, Vic Barkin. We had … Continue reading
Recently I spent a week at the AMM Western Territorials near Canton, KS. I had a great time meeting new brothers, shooting, camping, cooking, learning and butchering a buffalo. We had colleges in horse packing, sign language, trekking gear for … Continue reading
In studying the artwork of Miller, I have seen many wonderful references to the material culture of the Rocky Mountain fur trade. I will use his artwork and notes to develop and justify many of the items I use in … Continue reading
The following comments are based on the sketches by Alfred Jacob Miller as found in the Parke-Bernet Galleries sale book from 1966. #1 – Antoine Clement had a white dog with lop ears. His leather shirt has long fringe and Indian quill … Continue reading